CTG Academy

Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection


Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection
Start Date:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CTG Belgium ( be )
Price excl. VAT:
€ 580,00
* Prices subject to VAT

day 1

IAPP’s Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection training details privacy’s legal and regulatory frameworks.

The Foundations curriculum covers key privacy and data protection concepts, the Fair Information Practices, the data life cycle, major approaches to and overviews of privacy legislation around the world, and emerging issues in privacy. It also includes case studies of successful and unsuccessful responses to privacy and data protection issues and teaches a common vocabulary that helps communicate privacy issues clearly between professionals and throughout organizations.

It is the ideal training for professionals with no previous privacy experience. This Instructor-led training allows organizations to cultivate in-house privacy knowledge in operational areas with growing privacy responsibilities, such as marketing, human resources, technology and finance.Foundations provides ready-to-go knowledge for staff at any level of your organization to put to work immediately, even without being fully trained privacy professionals.

Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection



Course Objectives

Privacy and data protection experts with decades of experience developed the Foundations curriculum exclusively for the IAPP. The Foundations curriculum combines theoretical and practical instruction in fundamental privacy concepts, legal models, and emerging issues. Its seven learning modules are:

Module 1: Key Privacy Concepts

Introduces learners to the fundamental roles and concepts of privacy and data protection professionals charged with integrating sophisticated information management practices to safeguard personal data, earn customer and stakeholder trust, and meet the business and operational needs of their organizations.

Module 2: Fair Information Practices (FIPs)

Defines the FIPs, explore their origins, examine how they relate to one another to create a framework of data protection, and helps learners interpret them to solve data protection problems in regular work activity.

Module 3: The Data Life Cycle

Helps learners recognize each phase of the data life cycle, understand how each ties to relevant stakeholder needs and expectations, and identify gaps and propose improvements in data life cycle governance within their professional environments.

Module 4: Models for Data Protection Regulation

Examines the models for data protection, key differences between the main models, and their comparative advantages and disadvantages.

Module 5: Major Privacy and Data Protection Laws

Provides an overview of major privacy and data protection laws around the world to help learners better understand the evolving data protection landscape and its current state.

Module 6: Case Studies

Offers real-world examples of companies accused of failing to comply with data protection provisions, as well as success stories of those that worked effectively with regulators to protect personal data.

Module 7: Emerging Topics

Investigates key emerging topics related to data protection, defines a consistent methodology for examining and reacting to an emerging issue, and explores how to identify relevant components of a new topic, assess it and apply privacy principles.

Typical Audience

This comprehensive training course quickly teaches privacy fundamentals to groups and individuals. It is the ideal training for professionals with no previous privacy experience. It provides a practical understanding of basic principles and is excellent preparation for advanced IAPP training and certification testing. It is the first step toward building the credentials needed to join the fast-growing privacy profession.

Course Prerequisites

A basic knowledge of English is required.

Course Delivery

The course is structured in various modules. You will get:

  • A day-long class led by an experienced instructor.
  • Participant guide.
  • Instruction and content developed by the world’s foremost experts in privacy and data protection exclusively for the IAPP.
  • Review questions and a comprehensive assessment to check your mastery of the subject matter.

Course Venue

The course duration is 1 day and takes place at CTG.

Course Administration


€580. All prices are VAT excluded; course material, lunch and beverages are included.


By Participant: If a subscribed course participant is replaced by another participant or if the public course is postponed to a later date, no cancellation costs apply. A participant or a group that fails to attend, or that cancels a course without at least 15 working days written notice prior to the course start, is liable for the full subscription cost.
By CTG: CTG reserves the right to cancel a course at any time.

Course Logistics

All classroom courses begin promptly at 9:00 am and are scheduled until 5 pm.
Please contact us if you wish further information. The standard language of each course is English.

* Prices subject to VAT

* Prices subject to VAT

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